The Blue squad, coached by offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach A.J. Milwee and the offensive staff, jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter as senior QB Kyle Pohl connected with senior WR Imani Davis on a 10-yard touchdown pass. Senior PK Robert Stein (Cincinnati, Ohio) tacked on the extra point in the 14-play, 75- yard drive that took 8:09.
On the next drive, the White team utilized sophomore PK Tom O'Leary on a 28-yard field goal attempt that was blocked.
In the second quarter, sophomore S Zach Guiser intercepted a pass for the White squad, coached by associate head coach and defensive coordinator Chuck Amato and his defensive staff.
With 2:02 to go in the half, Stein converted a 38-year field goal to give Blue a 10-0 halftime edge.
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Overall, Hundley led the Blue in rushing with 13 carries for 55 yards. Junior WR Michael Means, Jr. (Cincinnati, Ohio) had four receptions for 25 yards. Pohl was 5-of-7 for 34 yards and one touchdown, while Tra-Von Chapman was 4-of-12 for 36 yards. Defensively, sophomore LB Tevan Ray led Blue with eight tackles, including five solo take downs and a TFL.
For White, sophomore RB Fredrick Crow was the top rusher with five carries for 43 yards. Freshman WR K'Von Wilson (Maitland, Fla.) had two receptions for 13 yards. Sophomore Thomas Woodson was 5-of-15 for 46 yards, while redshirt freshman Caleb Chapman was 1-of-2 for nine yards. Defensively, senior linebacker Jatavis Brown and junior DL Jamal Marcus led White with six tackles each, including two TFL apiece.
"I think we played hard," head coach Terry Bowden said. "We run the ball much better. That's what our intentions were. We spent a lot of time this spring working on some things we didn't do today, so we were handcuffed a little bit. But when it comes to running the football better, I don't think you saw but one interception. It was a pretty good day; no fumbles or putting the ball on the ground. The defense played well. It wasn't dominant on either side of the ball. I think it was a very good day, especially because I didn't see anybody get carried off the field. That's so important on the final day of spring practice. "
At halftime, the coaching staff honored seven players for their work during spring drills. (full list is below). Earning offensive MVP honors was senior running back Conor Hundley, while senior linebacker Jatavis Brown received defensive MVP honors.
2015 Akron Spring Football Awards
MVP– Senior RB Conor Hundley
Most Improved– Redshirt freshman TE Newman Williams
Unsung Hero– Sophomore OL LaVonne Gauthney
MVP– Senior LB Jatavis Brown
Most Improved– Senior LB Dylan Evans
Unsung Hero– Senior CB John Senter
Most Improved– Redshirt freshman P Kyle Foster
Blue Team Captains: RB Conor Hundley, WR Tyrell Goodman
White Team Captains: LB Jatavis Brown, NT Cody Grice
SCORING DRIVES BLUE-WHITE
1st 6:51 BLUE- Kyle Pohl to Imani Davis, 10-yard pass
[Robert Stein kick], 14 plays, 75 yards, 8:09 7-0
2nd 2:02 BLUE- Stein 38-yard FG, 8 yards, 41 yards, 5:23 10-0